IWFInternational Weightlifting Federation



Search the site for:










WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS. WARSAW, POLAND



72nd MEN'S and 15th WOMEN'S

WORLD
WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

18th - 26th NOVEMBER 2002
WARSAW, POLAND

Warsaw World Weightlifting Championships Logo

RESULTS - WOMEN

WOMEN 69 kg SNATCH

Place Name Born Nation Bodyweight 1 2 3 Result
1 POPOVA Valentina 1972 RUS 68.25 112.5 115.0 117.5 115.0
2 THONGSUK Pawina 1979 THA 67.60 105.0 110.0 112.5 112.5
3 MOHAMED Nahla 1985 EGY 68.80 105.0 110.0 112.5 110.0
4 MASLOVSKA Vanda 1980 UKR 68.15 100.0 105.0 107.5 107.5
5 KRUTZLER Eszter 1981 HUN 68.45 105.0 110.0 110.0 105.0
6 MEDINA Angela 1983 COL 68.50 102.5 107.5 107.5 102.5
7 KASAEVA Zarema 1987 RUS 68.55 95.0 100.0 102.5 100.0
8 KOPPEL Nora 1972 ARG 68.10 95.0 97.5 100.0 97.5
9 HEADS Cara 1977 USA 68.20 92.5 95.0 97.5 95.0
10 KURAS Ewa 1982 POL 68.85 95.0 100.0 100.0 95.0
11 FERNANDEZ Tatiana 1984 ESP 67.05 85.0 90.0 92.5 90.0
12 BALANYUK Oxana 1980 KAZ 68.70 87.5 92.5 92.5 87.5
13 KERANEN Hanna 1977 FIN 68.50 85.0 85.0 85.0 85.0
14 KUTYSHEVA Aiza 1977 KAZ 65.55 80.0 80.0 80.0 80.0
15 PEPIN Marie-Josee 1971 CAN 68.50 75.0 80.0 80.0 75.0
 
  TROJCAKOVA Lucia 1981 SVK 66.80 77.5 77.5 77.5 ----
  LIU Chunhong 1985 CHN 68.90 110.0 112.5 112.5 ----

WOMEN 69 kg CLEAN & JERK

Place Name Born Nation Bodyweight 1 2 3 Result
1 THONGSUK Pawina 1979 THA 67.60 140.0 145.0 147.5 147.5
2 LIU Chunhong 1985 CHN 68.90 142.5 147.5 150.0 147.5
3 POPOVA Valentina 1972 RUS 68.25 142.5 142.5 142.5 142.5
4 KRUTZLER Eszter 1981 HUN 68.45 130.0 135.0 140.0 135.0
5 MOHAMED Nahla 1985 EGY 68.80 135.0 135.0 135.0 135.0
6 MASLOVSKA Vanda 1980 UKR 68.15 125.0 130.0 135.0 130.0
7 KOPPEL Nora 1972 ARG 68.10 120.0 125.0 130.0 125.0
8 MEDINA Angela 1983 COL 68.50 120.0 125.0 125.0 125.0
9 KASAEVA Zarema 1987 RUS 68.55 125.0 130.0 130.0 125.0
10 KURAS Ewa 1982 POL 68.85 120.0 120.0 125.0 120.0
11 HEADS Cara 1977 USA 68.20 112.5 117.5 117.5 112.5
12 KERANEN Hanna 1977 FIN 68.50 100.0 107.5 115.0 107.5
13 BALANYUK Oxana 1980 KAZ 68.70 105.0 107.5 110.0 107.5
14 KUTYSHEVA Aiza 1977 KAZ 65.55 100.0 105.0 105.0 100.0
15 FERNANDEZ Tatiana 1984 ESP 67.05 95.0 100.0 105.0 100.0
16 TROJCAKOVA Lucia 1981 SVK 66.80 95.0 95.0 100.0 95.0
17 PEPIN Marie-Josee 1971 CAN 68.50 90.0 95.0 95.0 90.0

WOMEN 69 kg TOTAL

Place Name Born Nation Bodyweight Snatch Cl&Jerk Result
1 THONGSUK Pawina 1979 THA 67.60 112.5 147.5 260.0
2 POPOVA Valentina 1972 RUS 68.25 115.0 142.5 257.5
3 MOHAMED Nahla 1985 EGY 68.80 110.0 135.0 245.0
4 KRUTZLER Eszter 1981 HUN 68.45 105.0 135.0 240.0
5 MASLOVSKA Vanda 1980 UKR 68.15 107.5 130.0 237.5
6 MEDINA Angela 1983 COL 68.50 102.5 125.0 227.5
7 KASAEVA Zarema 1987 RUS 68.55 100.0 125.0 225.0
8 KOPPEL Nora 1972 ARG 68.10 97.5 125.0 222.5
9 KURAS Ewa 1982 POL 68.85 95.0 120.0 215.0
10 HEADS Cara 1977 USA 68.20 95.0 112.5 207.5
11 BALANYUK Oxana 1980 KAZ 68.70 87.5 107.5 195.0
12 KERANEN Hanna 1977 FIN 68.50 85.0 107.5 192.5
13 FERNANDEZ Tatiana 1984 ESP 67.05 90.0 100.0 190.0
14 KUTYSHEVA Aiza 1977 KAZ 65.55 80.0 100.0 180.0
15 PEPIN Marie-Josee 1971 CAN 68.50 75.0 90.0 165.0
 
  TROJCAKOVA Lucia 1981 SVK 66.80 ---- 95.0 ----
  LIU Chunhong 1985 CHN 68.90 ---- 147.5 ----

THONGSUK Pawina
THONGSUK Pawina, THA

The main question before the competition was whether the winner would be title defender Popova or thirteen years her junior Liu Chunhong (holder of all senior and junior world records) would be the winner.

To enormous surprise, a third competitor, Pawina Thongsuk of Thailand captured the overall victory. The Thai woman had so far won only junior and university world titles.
The drama of top favourites opened already in snatch when the Chinese girl dropped out. Winner of the snatch, Popova faced trouble in the clean and jerk. Twice she missed the opening weight and when she finally managed to fix it Thongsuk still had attempts left.

23-year old Thai woman cleared all her six attempts successfully. A 145kg jerk already made her the total world champion. Liu Chunhong needed a new world record of 150kg to beat her but it proved to be too heavy for the Chinese.

Thongsuk scored her life’s biggest success by winning two gold medals and as 100th woman world champion of weightlifting she also received the International Weightlifting Federation’s special trophy.




Copyright © 2001 International Weightlifting Federation